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Invitation to Environmental Assessment Practitioners

Invitation to Environmental Assessment Practitioners

 

Invitation to Environmental Assessment Practitioners (EAPS), Developers, and Interested and Affected Parties (I&APS) to attend a one day seminar on 20 November 2017 at Potchefstroom agricultural college to share information on the latest NEMA EIA legislation and the screening tool.

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Operation Phakisa contributes to job creation in South Africa

Operation Phakisa contributes to job creation in South Africa

 


Oceans economy is important in catalysing economic growth and boosting job creation, as part of government's Nine Point Plan. Operation Phakisa is a major initiative by government to address the triple challenges of poverty, unemployment and inequality in South Africa.

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Register with the Waste Bureau of the DEA

Register with the Waste Bureau of the DEA

 

An Integrated Industry Waste Tyre Management Plan (IIWTMP) for waste tyres was approved by the Hon Minister B E E Molewa in November 2012 and has been in implementation by REDISA since then. The DEA has since established the Waste Bureau in terms of section 34A (1) of the National Environmental Management Act – Waste Act, 2008 (Act No. 59 of 2008)...

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Intention to appoint EAPASA as single registration authority

Intention to appoint EAPASA as single registration authority

 

Minister Edna Molewa hereby consults on her intention to appoint the Environmental Assessment Practitioners Association of South Africa as a registration authority in terms section 24H{3){a) of the National Environmental Management Act. 1998 {Act No. 107 of 1998) for a period of 5 years, while she considers options for the long term regulation of environmental assessment practitioners

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Full-time bursaries:2018

Full-time bursaries:2018

 

The DEA is inviting full-time students to apply for bursaries to be awarded in the 2018 academic year. Consideration will be given to previously disadvantage and people with disability who are South African citizens and have successfully completed their first year of undergraduate study or those who are currently registered for postgraduate studies. The closing date in 27 October 2017.

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19 October 2017 - In its contribution to endeavours aimed at addressing skills shortage, the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) offers bursary funding to academically deserving and previously disadvantaged young South Africans to pursue fulltime studies in various fields related to environmental sector.


18 October 2017 - The Chief Director responsible for Integrated Environmental Authorizations (IEA) in the Department of Environmental Affairs, Mr. Sabelo Malaza has granted an Environmental Authorisation (EA) on 12 October 2017 for the construction and operation of a Nuclear Power Station and associated infrastructure at Duynefontein in the Western Cape Province.


18 October 2017 - The Minister of Environmental Affairs, Dr Edna Molewa, has welcomed the direct four-year imprisonment sentence handed down to a Chinese national in the Kempton Park Regional Court on 12 October 2017 after she pleaded guilty on charges related to rhino horn trafficking.


17 October 2017 - The Minister of Environmental Affairs, Dr Edna Molewa, has arrived in Fiji for a Pre-COP23 meeting of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change on 17 and 18 October 2017. The Pre-COP 23 Ministerial meeting will serve as a preparatory meeting ahead of the  23rd Session of the Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC (COP 23).


12 October 2017 - The Minister of Environmental Affairs, Dr Edna Molewa, will brief members of the media about the International Indian Ocean Expedition 11 (IIOE-2). The South Africa leg of this major global scientific programme in collaborative oceanographic and atmospheric research commences on Wednesday, 18 October from Durban, along the East coast of Africa.